Discovering Lin Zexu in Red Hill Park

One Sunday afternoon I was exploring Red Hill Park with friends in Urumqi…. a statue to commemorate Lin Zexu…. Only later did I learn the significance of this man, and the fact that students throughout China learn of him as a hero of recent Chinese history…. What most Chinese do not understand… Lin Zexu is honoured for his stand against the drug trade… also today in New York City!!

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